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felt their chances were better in ohio than say virginia or florida was because of the auto industry. as you've mentioned before, one in eight jobs in this state are connected to the auto industry. the auto bailout is very popular. the president never missed a chance on a campaign trail in ohio to talk about how he had gotten the auto industry back on track and how governor romney opposed that bailout. >> thank you very much. we have breaking news of this moment. cbs news projects that mitt romney will carry the state of south carolina. no great surprise. mccain won that state by 9% in 2008, but we can now project that mitt romney will carry the state of south carolina. bob and nora, state of ohio again. it's so critical tonight. it might be said that if the president wins reelection tonight, he may have won it in 2009 when he signed that auto bailout. >> it very well might be the case. i still don't understand why governor romney went to cleveland today. this is the most heavily democratic part of the country and one of the most heavily democratic counties. maybe he was just trying
for the results to come in from florida. >> please don't pick on florida >> -- on cbs this morning. >> you're not allowed to campaign within 100 feet of a polling station. but i found countless signs telling me to vote for some guy called aki. >>> welcome to cbs "this morning." a powerful nor'easter is bringing new trouble for tens of thousands of superstorm sandy victims. so far the new storm has knocked out electricity to at least 60,000 homes and businesses in the new york city area. many of them had just got entheir power restored. >> the winter storm brought rain, strong winds and several inches of snow region. airlines cancelled nearly 1600 flights and highways and train routes were also disrupted and families shivered in homes. ben, how is everybody doing? >> reporter: well, norah you can see this is the last thing that people needed. the streets in tuckerton flood again, front yards flood. as nor'easters go this wouldn't be a big deal. but for a couple of days people were able to come back to this neighborhood to save what they could, tearing out carpets, ripping down walls. that h
for the president, particularly in places like virginia, florida and, ohio. of course, scott, it's that turnout need will make the difference tonight. >> pelley: jan, thank you. now we'll switch to nancy cordes in chicago covering the obama campaign. nancy? >> reporter: scott, the president spent the entire day here in chicago. he did about a dozen satellite interviews with local t.v. stations from battleground states then he visited a campaign office where he dialed up workers and volunteers in other cities to thank them for everything that they've done. while he was there he told reporters he's feeling confident. >> i'm looking forward to the results and i expect that we'll have a good night but no matter what happens i just want to say how much i appreciate everybody who's supported me, everybody who's work so hard on my behalf and, again, i want to congratulate governor romney and his team for a hard-fought race as well. >> reporter: after that, the president hit the basketball court with aides and family and friends. it's an election-day tradition of his. we're told the president's team won by
and could come down to one state, but which one, florida, virginia, or-- >> i think you may have noticed everyone paying's a lot of attention to ohio. >> schieffer: and them there's the wild card. what will the impact that the super storm that destroyed parts of new jersey and plunkedly the lower half the manhattan into darkness have the race? we've got the latest on hurricane sandy damage,en and this we'll turn to the best of the best political remembers, analysts and race watchers to give us their take on the presidential race. we'll start with peggy noonan of the "wall street journal." dee dee myers of "vanity fair." richard lowry of the "national review." harvard university's david gergen. and our own john dickerson. then we'll talk to stu rothenberg of the stu rothenbe rothenberg political reports. allen stanford of the university of virginia center for politics, democratic pollster anna greenberg, and republican analyst leslie sanchez of the impacto group. and our own cbs news elections director anthony salvanto. we're coming to the end of the campaign 2012, and we've got it all on
heading to chicago for election day. >>> governor mitt romney will stop in virginia, florida and new hampshire before returning to boston. susan mcginniss has more. >> reporter: president obama did a little dance in cincinnati where stevie wonder induced him. -- introduced him. also at ohio, mitt romney talked about the president's chances of winning. >> it is possible, but not likely. >> reporter: the candidates have been burning up jet fuel crisscrossing the country. sunday president obama was in new hampshire, florida, ohio and colorado. >> i know a bunch of you have voted. but if you haven't, there is still time. >> reporter: today he will hit florida, colorado and ohio before heading home for election day. mitt romney's battleground sunday included ohio, iowa, and pennsylvania. today he will visit florida, ohio, virginia and new hampshire. >> you are tired of being tired. not justton but all the time. >> both candidates saw huge crowds at their rallies this weekend. and both realize at this point it is all about getting as many people as possible into the election booth goos tha
president obama was in new hampshire, florida, ohio and colorado. >> i know a bunch of you already voted. but if you haven't, there's still time. >> reporter: today he'll hit more swing states with ohio, wisconsin and iowa before heading home to chicago. >> after we've been through together, we can't give up now. >> reporter: mitt romney's bonanza included, ohio, indiana, pence and virginia. today he'll visit florida, ohio, virginia and new hampshire. >> if you're tired of being tired, not just tonight but all the time. >> reporter: both candidates saw huge crowds at their rallies and both realize at this points it's all about as getting as many people as possible into the election booth. >> that's what will decide this. >> reporter: that's a fact these candidates can agree with. >> we're no longer relevant. we're props. >> ultimately it's up to you. you have the power. >> reporter: a power voters will exercise tomorrow. and more than 27 million people have already exercised that. they have voted. terrell, their votes won't be counted until tomorrow. your among them? >> i did. but i trie
campaigned in the concord, new hampshire, hollywood, florida and cincinnati, ohio. nancy cordes is covering the obama campaign. good morning. >> reporter: charlie and norah, good morning to you. the president closes his campaign today in the three midwest states that are central to his strategy, ohio,w iowa an wisconsin. his victory is almost assured if he wins here and they would be willing to put money on a big win. >> hello, florida. hello virginia. hello, ohio. >> reporter: crisscrossing the country the president told crowds of 10,000 and 20,000 that he's the same bipartisan hopeful truth teller they elected four years ago. new know what i believe. you know where i stand. you know i tell the truth. ♪ >> reporter: in the closing days this campaign has taken on the air of a traveling concert. over the weekend katie perry, dave matthews and stevie wonder warmed up the president's crowd. another picture on the campaign trail, former president bill clinton. >> he's been a good commander-in-chief, a good decider in chief. >> reporter: publicly and privately obama campaign officials express
for governor bush in florida, governor chris in florida. >> why adopt you and the rest. panel praise andrew? >> i do. i commend him. >> was he letter perfect? >> yes. >> why did he choose to defend the probability, if that's wt it is, on the who climate change? he's lived through it. >> he wants to run for president. >> there's 20 feet of water -- >> as he put it, these 100 years storms are coming every two years. it's the new normal, and he unders as the governor of a state that's there vulnerable, how do you handle the infrastructure? >> who gets resources, all that? that's what it's all about, john the transfer of pour to federal governments from federal governments government to global institutions. >> every time you get a disaster, they say hey, we can solve it but we'll need more money and more power. >> what about andrew? >> what can the democratic party do for andrew? >> andrew is going to be a real player. >> is and dry eligible to -- andrew eligible to become president? >> absolutely. >> do you think he will have a bigger platform? >> he will, he will have a bigger platform if he
. in ohio, a university of cincinnati poll shows the president ahead 50% to 49%. in florida, a recent poll has him ahead by just two points. in wisconsin, the president leads by three points. in iowa, the "des moines register" shows mr. obama up five points. and the colorado poll has him ahead by two points. our campaign 2012 team is covering. first we're going to go to nancy cordes with the president tonight. nancy? >> pelley: scott, after 100 rallies, the president holds his final one here in d.e.m. moyne tonight for two reasons: first, because iowa is one of the battleground states the campaign feels most confident about winning and second because, in many ways, this is the state that first catapulted him towards the president swi that upset win in the iowa caucuses five years ago. >> hello, colorado! hello, wisconsin! hello, ohio! >> pelley: president obama has spent the past 48 hours in seven states, three time zones. >> are you fired up? >> reporter: surrendering sleep and his voice in pursuit of a second time. >> this is not just a choice between two candidates and two parties, it's
estimates mr. obama has won 303 electoral votes to 206 for mitt romney. florida is still too close to call. as predicted the popular vote is much closer, about 50% of americans voted for the president while 48% chose romney. we have complete election coverage this morning beginning with nancy cordes in chicago. she covered president obama's victory speech which was just a few hours ago. nancy good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, norah and charlie. the race ended up just about where the obama campaign had been predicting. they swept nearly all the battleground states so they won many of them by razor thin margin. the president returned to washington today to begin the hard work of repairing frayed relationships with the other side, after a bruising often petty campaign. it was well after midnight when the president, vice president and their families hugged and waved to supporters from the stage at mccormick place, after president obama declared victory. >> tonight more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny, the task of perfecting our unio
ballot. mitt romney will be campaigning in florida, virginia and new hampshire before he finishes in boston where he votes tomorrow. and the final push is about getting as many people out to the election booth as possible. >> that is what is going to decide this. frankly there is very few, if any undecided voters left. >> more than 27 million americans have already voted in 34 states and that number includes 50,000 people in the districts. wow. >>> time for the lastest your money report of the morning. >> good morning jessica. >> reporter: good morning to both of you. good morning to everybody as home. it is all about the elections on wall street. things will likely be quiet until wednesday, as long as we don't have another day like friday. stocks tanked on concerns that the airlines and insurance companies will see earnings suffer after hurricane sandy. the dow stands at 13118 after sinking 114 points. the nasdaq lost 38 and the s & p 500 was down by 13. all bets are off until the results from the elections are in tuesday night or wednesday morning. analysts are expecting the mar
. the electoral vote. 270 needed to win. president obama 303, governor romney 206. still unassigned, 29, florida is conducting a recount. >>> was this election a mandate, a landslide, a rout, a speaker, a marginal win, what was it? >> it is a significant victory by the president of the united states by more than 2 million votes, john. i don't believe it is a mandate. >> why isn't a mandate if it is such a big win? >> a mandate for what? a mandate to work together, certainly the entire country wants that. but the real fire bell in the night on this election is for the republican party. there are 100 million folks in this country who are black, brown, asian, hispanic, middle eastern, they voted between 70 and 90% democratic and the white vote only went by 18 points to mitt romney. john of the seven largest states in the country, illinois, new york, pennsylvania, california have gone democratic in six straight elections. the other two, ohio and florida have swung democratic in two elections. and in texas, the white folks in chief connection texas -- texas are now a minority. >>> do you think this w
on saturday night at home came against number 1 florida. 13-3. that was in 2009. >> gary: that was the tim tebow concussion game? >> verne: yes, it was. 2nd down and 8. under 10 to play. play-action again. mettenberger chased, fires. got it. landry. wow! >> gary: it will be 3rd and short. this was another story of the football game. opponents against alabama, as you look at this play-action pass, came into this game converting 1 out of 4. in this game, lsu is over 50%. they are 8 out of 15. while alabama is 1 for 8. it's the story of the game. >> verne: at the 25. 3rd down, 2. >> [crowd noise]. >> verne: didn't get it. >> gary: no. well left. rolled the dice. because a field goal makes it a 6 point game. >> [crowd noise]. >> gary: if they went for long yards. >> verne: we remember florida and lsu here. 2007. he went for it 5 times. >> gary: they will go wild cat. >> verne: it will be spencer ware. he is going under center. >> gary: i don't know. >> verne: i don't either. let's see. >> gary: i don't think so. >> verne: nick saban thinks they held him. spencer ware under center. now watch th
is that northbound fourth street is blocked at florida avenue northeast. florida avenue itself is open. so you can access that area but i would suggest that you just avoid it with all that activity there you are bound to hit some delays there. but northbound fourth is blocked at florida avenue and anything leading top morse street there -- up to morse street there. first of all the maps, gw parkway looks great. here's the 14th street bridge, northbound the delays here and in hand landmark northbound 95 the same story from quantico and springfield just the normal slow stuff trying to get to the beltway or beyond on to 395. back over to another live picture this time we're going to goth other side of town -- go to the other side of town. this is pretty much what it looks lick on the west side between 270 tysons corner and springfield. we'll also go to another live picture this time let's take a look at 270. on the southbound side if you're planning to head southbound off and on delays out of frederick to 109. let's go back over to the graphics, some information on penn line 407 which is now running
, florida still too close to call. but he has the electoral votes. he needs 274 to mitt romney's 243. both with 49%. only several hundred thousand votes now separating the president from mitt romney in the popular vote. he's clearly won the electoral vote and there's so much anticipation in chicago for his acceptance speech. >> the loser will come out and give the concession speech first. so, i'm sure president obama is awaiting mitt romney to accept forward and acknowledge he has been defeated and then president obama comes forward and says hopefully in a gracious way, that he has won. we are looking live at the stage in boston, as a matter of fact, where the crowd, a lot more subdued as you might expect is awaiting mitt romney to step forward and at some point i suspect soon, we will hear from the former governor of massachusetts who as we said is in boston. he will come forward to acknowledge he has been defeated despite running a very tough and hard campaign against an incumbent as has been noted many times, this is the first time since franklin roosevelt has been re-elected with unemp
after campaigning in florida on wednesday. jan crawford is covering the romney campaign in jacksonville. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah, good morning, charlie. to say that the hurricane threw a wrench in the presidential campaign is an understatement. both sides suspending campaigning. mitt romney muting his attacks on the president. the president yesterday getting to do something romney could not. act as comforter in chief. >> i'm going to help you get it all together. i promise. i promise. >> reporter: as the president tour storm-ravaged areas of new jersey he met with victims and officials, reassuring them the government would be there to help. >> everybody safe? that's the most important thing then we'll get this whole thing set up. >> reporter: apartment his side was new jersey republican governor chris christie, a mitt romney supporter. recognizing christie for his leadership the president sought to show he was moving beyond partisan politics. >> he's been aggressive in making sure that the state got out in front of this incredible storm. >> reporter: back on
. >> reporter: in florida, colorado and nevada the percentage of the electorate that is hispanic has increased 1 percentage point or more in the last four years. by 2016 at least 2 million more latinos will be yebl vote to. the obama campaign went out of its way to reach hispanics. airing ads like these. it's that sensitivity that mario said was missing from the romney campaign. >> we are trying to be taken seriously. today we showed we demand it at the ballot box. they can't ignore us. we're here. we're voting. we're paying attention. >> reporter: now that national association of latino officials tells us that every 30 seconds in this country a latino citizen turns 18 years of age. and that adds some 50,000 new potential voters in the latino community every single month. ana werner, cbs news, las vegas, nevada. >> even though program won the electoral vote and popular vote in tuesday's election there's still one state that superin the air. the race too close to call in florida right now, the president has a lead of about 47,000 votes, if he wins florida he would add 29 electoral votes to his ta
returns. we still can't project a winner the presidential contest in florida, but even without florida mr. obama has 303 electoral votes-- well over the 270 needed for victory. mitt romney ended up with 206. this is the popular vote total. they're still counting, but the president is ahead by nearly three million votes. in his victory celebration last night, the president said "the best is yet to come." he's been calling congressional leaders, and both the president and republican house speaker john boehner are talking about a new spirit of cooperation. but there are battles ahead and we have a team of correspondents covering this fresh start with old players in washington. first, nancy cordes with the president. >> reporter: the president and his family boarded air force one in chicago this afternoon after a visit to campaign headquarters where president obama embraced his campaign manager, jim messina, and elated staffers and volunteers. despite all the talk beforehand of a razor tight race, in the end president obama captured all but two of the states he won in 2008. i just spoke with
to the state of florida on wednesday. it's expected to hit nework and new jersey. >> new orleans wins at home. philadelphia needed a win. didn't get it. >> are your hometown chicago bears good enough to win the super bowl? >> yes, they are. >> you have a favorite team? >> the patriots, and i take personal full responsibility for their two super bowl wins. >> is it true you did some shows with no audience last week? >> yes. >> what was that like? >> about like tonight. >> and all that matters. >> it's a couple hours off from work tomorrow. >> on "cbs this morning." >> did you go to the polls and vote yet? >> yes. >> was it exciting? >> it was a blast. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." this is the day when voters choose the next president of the united states. the traditional first votes have already been counted in new hampshire in the tiny village of dixville notch. president obama got five votes and governor mitt romney got five. and the outcome is expected to be just as close nationwide. >> that's right. three new polls of likely voters have just come out. one of t
. the latest developments around jill kelley, the florida socialite at the center of the storm, and her twin consider both have debt and legal problems yet both managed to cultivate relationships that got them into some pretty exclusive places including the white house. cheryl atkinson is in our washington bureau with more. good morning. >> good morning, anthony. the white house says kel lee and qualm visited there three times in recent months after the fbi began investigating allegedly threatening and jealous e-mails kelly received over her friendship with general petraeus. the white house says jill kelley and her twin sister natalie kwan visited three times in the past seven weeks having meals with a male staffer and taking a tour. it also extends to the tampa mayor and friday his office released 70 pages of e-mails mentioning kelley who frequently name dropped. we just got back from spending the weekend with the petraeus '. it was dave's 59th birthday. i am in d.c. having dinner with petraeus and john allen. the access included a 2010 fundraiser for marco rubio and h
romney kicked off his last campaign day in florida, where voters will help award the biggest battleground prize. >> we can begin a better tomorrow, tomorrow. with the help of the people in florida, that is exactly what is going to happen. >> reporter: the republican nominee is on a final tear through the states that will decide who wins the white house. >> i need iowa. cleveland really does rock, you know that? >> reporter: president obama is spending the final hours of the campaign in wisconsin, iowa and ohio. and he is using star power to push supporters to the polls. today bruce springsteen joins the president on the campaign trail. >> you know where i stand. you know i tell the truth. >> reporter: the latest polls show the white house race is tied nationally. but in the swing states, the president appears to have a slht edge. pollsterbelieve the president is closer to the 270 electoral votes needed to win. that means he has to capture fewer toss ups for governor romney to take the election. romney aides dispute that claim and say their supporters have surged to the polls. >> i need yo
of the presidential election, florida is still undecided, although there are some reports that say barack obama has been declared the winner. the sunshine state's 29 electoral votes are, of course, irrelevant to the outcome are but some critics point out that this year's problems underscore ongoing issues with florida's voting process and a recount is not out of the question. >>> 11 people mostly young women kidnapped, robbed and raped. tonight those accused attackers are behind bars. >> reporter: i'm scott broom at coffen state university in baltimore and neighbors say a pair of predators were stalking, raping and robbing victims including students off campus. they targeted the west baltimore neighborhood near koppen state university often targeting women at bus stops, forking them at gunpoint into a -- force them at gunpoint into a golded for explorer, then taking them -- gold ford explorer, then taking them away to be robbed and raped and dumping them off in parking lots. today police announced the arrests. >> the things they did and the way they treated these young ladies is an outrage. >> the
, the carrier classic aboard the uss baton. florida early on. a little flush work inside. 27-23 at the half. but then some condensation in the second half. and they had to call the game because of safety. florida 27 georgetown 23. the game was stopped at half time. all right. back home. paul hewitt and george mason. brian allen the liquidator to the 10. he had 2. allen it's raining three. high arcing bomb. nba hoops, bucks, wizards nothing says friday night excitement like bucks and wizards. not. bradley beel his best game of had his young career. he had 22. bucks began the game down 12-0. it didn't matter. they outscored the wizards by 22. washington 0-4. coming up, playoff action in high school football. we head to virginia and maryland for round one. somebody taking on lincoln and leesburg. stick around has ecl ou mi byb lhthee? h!ite acdrs et0 loe stsnk! awom wdeifheha tt msi! wchs zeweme inbabechse omheauinco veouauedod? insecrmyozrea thheederne fvo ofunri tats d si ty loes wge u' fe iul inve lt t. th lghg w ee. veouauedod? >>> it's time for usa today high school sports presented by t
. this is the uss baton here being an amphibious assault ship in jacksonville, florida, where georgetown plays florida gators tonight. the u.s. navy transforming its warship into a basketball court. the game is outside, some wind, game time temps about 58 degrees. the coach, good luck with that. >> i thought about as we were getting ready for this having a couple practices outside, you know. i thought about dropping the temperature in the gym just to see, but we're just going about it as normal. >> watching that last year was unbelievable. being able to have the opportunity to actually participate in one of these games is going to be so cool. >> it will be cool. >>> turning to football now, this is what maryland's injury report sounds like, out, out, out and out as in 12 guys out for this week's game or the season including stefan dibbggs out on injury. it's almost unfair to -- diggs out on injury. it's almost unfair to lose this many key players to injuries, but randy edsall says stop feeling bad for us because we don't. >> there's no what if or if this didn't happen. there's a saying okay, w
of the big states are looking at virginia, ohio and florida. they know it's going to be close, but again, they feel like they've put in the work and that the president is going to come away with a victory tonight. >> thank you, so much. let's turn to susan mcginnis live at romney headquarters in boston. and susan, as we mentioned, mitt romney broke with tradition a bit today and went out and campaigned. was this a sign that he really thinks he can turn a red state blue or is he really concerned that he doesn't have a big enough playing field to win? >> reporter: well, what i think, derek, what he's doing is all he can to get every single vote he can before the polls close for good. so again, what he said was he didn't want to lose this election without having done all he can, so he made this late decision to keep on campaigning until the 11th hour. that's why we saw him in cleveland, we saw him in pittsburgh. he got, you know, fabulous greetings in both places and in pittsburgh he looked at the crowd and he said now this is how you know that i'm going to win. and he sounds very confiden
can beat florida state tomorrow. the seminoles were once a national championship favorite. maryland, well, you know the story, battered like no other team in history. four quarterbacks down, leading rusher down, a promising season, gone. now, florida state is a heavy favorite tomorrow. maryland has countered by unveiling these black uniforms. maybe they'll be invisible tomorrow and the seminoles won't see 'em. they need it. >>> the terps are going to need it bad. >> we've got to play a perfect game. if we wanna have a chance to win, we gotta play a perfect game and we gotta make sure we get turnovers against them. that's what we're gonna have to do. >> hmm. that and a whole lot more. >>> all right. on maryland's campus tonight, the hoops team gets back to work. brooklyn in town. not must-see tv but a chance for them to get some much- needed work in before the schedule gets a lot more serious before the end of the year. >>> finally, it's time for our jersey giveaway. you see the ladies and gentlemen over there wearing rg3's jersey. from now until the end of the season, go to facebook
. just in time for the polls. nothing heavy. and in florida what you might expect, 60s, 70s. 80s for south florida. nothing out of the ordinary there either. >>> nothing out of the ordinary here. live weather cam. generally clear skies. 46. dew point in the mid 20s. winds light out of the north at 10. pressure rising. 30 .12 inches of mercury. satellite picture radar combined. this is our next noreaster. it's not one yet. but that will happen tuesday night. off the coast tuesday night. off the coast by wednesday. just light rain and showers. a few rumbles of thunder through southern sections of alabama. that will become our northerlyeaster into wednesday. right now clear skies and calm wind ands a pretty dry air mass. look for a cold night. temperatures in the 40s and 30s. 40 in fairfax. 43 in arlington and 43 in college park. freeze warning tonight. bring the plants in tonight. noreaster will develop and wednesday a storm could hit us in the afternoon. tonight, clear and cold, a one or two blanket night. winds out of the northeast at 10. freeze warning in affect for the entire
in florida, ohio, and colorado. meanwhile, mitt romney started his day in iowa, followed by stops in ohio, pennsylvania, and virginia. danielle nottingham reports on the race to the finish. >> reporter: stevie wonder opened for president obama in cincinnati, ohio, adding some new lyrics to one of his old hits. the president followed by singing the praises of his supporters. >> i need you, ohio. >> reporter: ohio is just one of several battleground states both candidates visited sunday. >> if the president were to be reelected, he would -- it's possible, but not likely. >> reporter: mitt romney also traveled to iowa and pennsylvania where he cut into the president's lead. the election is so close, the president even joined president bill clinton in new hampshire, which holds just four of the 270 electoral votes needed to win. both the romney and obama campaigns are predicting a victory on tuesday, but the polls show a very tight race with no clear favorite. pollsters say if anyone has an edge, it's the president, because he needs fewer swing states to win the white house. >> i still think
and whether they were inappropriate. yes, kelley is the same florida woman who reported threatening e-mails to the f.b.i. leaving agents to discover the source of those e-mails paula broadwell. and, yes, paula broadwell is the woman who was having an affair with david petraeus. both allen and kelley deny there was anything sexual about their relationship. >>> it's about 5:06. time for the latest your money report. >> jessica doyle is here with today's headlines. can wall street bounce back? >> let's hope so folks need to know the dow is standing at its lowest level since july. all the damage is just in the last couple of weeks. better than expected earnings from home depot. not enough to calm jitters about the upcoming fiscal cliff. we've been talking about europe's ongoing debt problems all this year but today tech stocks could get a boost after cisco systems reported profits and sales that beat wall street estimates last quarter. the dow stands at 12,756 after falling nearly 59 points. the nasdaq was off by 20 and the s&p 500 was off by five and a half points. >>> toyota has announc
-old florida woman and she's the one who received the e-mails from petraeus' then girlfriend paula broadwell. she has asked for privacy. she and her family have been friends with the petraeuses for several years. broadwell appeared to view kelle ye as a romantic -- kelley as a romantic rival even though it appears that was not the case. as we're learning more details about exactly how this all unfolded, we're also learning about the investigation and members of the intelligence committee say they received no advanced warning that an investigation was even going o. they say that is a huge problem. >> this is mething that could have had an effect on national sciewrpt. i think we should -- national security. i think we should have been told. there is a way to do it. >> it would have been very difficult to continue in his position if he had subordinates who may have engaged in similar activity. how would he deal with that. i know that was his thought process and at the end ever the day he did do the right -- of the day he did do the right thing. >> reporter: there will be meetings between the f.
popular votes and also swept the big battleground states. ohio, florida, and yes, virginia. but barely. and listen to this. the sound from president obama's election night rally. [ cheering and applause ] those are the wild cheers at the obama victory rally in chicago as the newly re-elected president walked out to deliver the victory speech around 1:40 this morning. in it he thanked the nearly 58 million americans that turned out to vote for him especially since some people had to wait in line for several hours to vote as mike was saying earlier. now president obama even mentioned a reference that those long lines in his speech by saying by the way, we have got to fix that. now in regards to his opponent the president not only congratulated governor romney on a hard fought campaign, he wants to sit down with him in the weeks ahead to talk about working together to move forward. >> i believe we can seize this future together. because we are not as divided as our politics suggest. we're not as cynical as the pundits believe. we are greater than the sum of our individual ambitions. and w
kelley, that broadwell was sending kelley threatening e-mails. kelley was a social liason in florida, and has declined to talk publicly about the scandal except to say she and her family have been friendly with petraeus and his family for more than five years. >> we received no advance notice. it was like a lightning bolt. >> reporter: democratic senator diane feinstein is head of the senate intelligence committee. she intends to hold hearings into why for several months the fbi kept her committee mostly in the dark about their investigation. >> this is something that could have had an effect on national security. i think we should have been told. >> according to cbs news, petraeus claims his affair with broadwell lasted less than a year, beginning at the end of last year just after he became head of the cia and ending about four months ago. matt jablow, 9 news now. >>> at arlington national cemetery today president obama paid tribute to the nation's service members on this veteran's day. the president says the wreath he laid at the tomb of the unknowns is intended to remember every
is investigating e-mails general john allen traded with a florida woman. who is she? bob orr and john miller investigate. nancy cordes on the president's next cabinet. who's coming and who's going in the top jobs? the head of the specialty pharmacy linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak is called before congress. jim axelrod on the investigation. and they faced down a mass murderer. elaine quijano with the officer who was shot 12 times as he and his partner stopped a bloodbath. >> i confronted evil in the parking lot and evil was not going to leave. captioning snsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. general john allen, the general in charge of the war in afghanistan, is under investigation tonight in connection with the same woman who helped bring down the director of the c.i.a., retired general david petraeus. now general allen's nomination to be supreme allied commander of nato is on hold. two of the top military men of their generation have been brought low by their acquaintance with jill kelley, a tampa socialite seen here at her home wit
the african american community, there was an effort by republicans in states from pennsylvania, florida, ohio, to shrink the amount of days and ways in which african americans could vote. >> schieffer: you know, to me, most telling statistic in this whole race, dee dee, is when i read and learned from those exit polls that barack obama had won the cuban vote in florida. >> right. in florida. and the hispanic vote made up the entire marge nin florida, ended up being 73,000 votes. you can trace it a lot of different ways but that's one of them. that's pretty surprising. what the obama campaign will tell you, not only was their turnout operation every bit as good and better but their message was better. they won this because they appealed to middle class voters. they said who will do a better job taking care of people like you and middle cross voters resoundingly said yes. another thing john was alluding to, when you try to suppress the vote you try to-- it really makes them mad. and that helps to explain why so many people in the counties around cleveland, for example, why african american turn
, and in florida, well, western florida looks good, south florida looks good, but central and north florida, could be talking some showers and storms. around here today, our high temperature will be near 50. it'll be chilly. tonight back into the 30s. mid-40s tomorrow, a glancing blow from the nor'easter, so just a few rain and snow showers, especially east of town, not expecting too much problems, breezy. sun returns thursday, 53. by friday 58, and look at your weekend, we got the heart walk saturday morning, 66, and maybe 70 on sunday. monica. >> loving that sunny forecast. can't wait for that. >>> and i don't think -- and you can wait for this, i'm sorry. there is an accident, if you're planning to head south in manassas, south of i-66, the accident blocks balls ford road at the prince william parkway. you might just want to search and rescue using sudly road as your alternate route. let's take a live look outside and show you what it looks like. first, if you're planning to head to the south side of town at st. barnabus. this is at st. barnabus road heading down toward the wilson bridge and d
is -- >> do civilian house wives in florida have communications like that with top generals in afghanistan? >> i think jill kelley isn't your average civilian housewife in florida. we'll get into this more later. but she is a major figure around the central command base in mcdill air force base. >> and well-known in washington as well. >> that, too. you see that she's going to visit petraeus in washington at the cia and petraeus is telling this to broadwell, and broadwell and he have just broken off. so you can watch the wheels turning there, she's thinking did he throw me over for her. and then the broadwell e-mail starts. so you've got -- kelley knows broadwell. broadwell knows kelley. they both know petraeus. and this circle has become the house of cards. >> then there's the fbi agent in tampa who knows kelley. >> okay, so how does he know kelley? where does she get an fbi agent who says i can get a criminal investigation started into these harassing e-mail bs by the fbi. she meets him when she attends a program where they learn how the fbi works. he does a briefing there. she chats him
give him florida and north carolina's two states where he's doing well. then we'll also give him virginia, with its 13 electoral votes. we're starting here with a map of other states that he would definitely get. well, now you've got him to 266. now he can take any one of those remaining five battleground states to win. even little four electoral votes from new hampshire. so, that shows you why ohio is such a big deal. if we take ohio off of the map now, that takes him down to 252. >> well, my question s of those that you just showed, how many of those states is he leading in? >> well, this is -- if you really want to start in his strongest positions are in north carolina and in virginia -- excuse me, north carolina and in florida. that only gets him to 25 235 if you add in the states he's already got. that's where he's doing the best right now. that's why his path to 270 is so tough. >> the path for the president? >> well, the path for the president is better. you could even see a situation with the president, where if he lost virginia, let's give virginia, ohio, and florida to
communications through e-mail with a woman named jill kelley, the florida woman who is said to have received threatening e- mails from paula broadwell. broadwell is the buying a geographer with whom petraeus was having an extramarital affair. broadwell's home was searched overnight. >>> maryland state police have arrested a florida truck driver involved in a deadly crash in frederick county. 34-year-old watson tr pierre is -- watson pierre is charged with two counts of vehicular homicide. it struck a pickup truck on route 75 near new partial. the two men inside -- new market. the two men inside the pickup died at the scene. >>> some parents in the district could be getting some news they might not be so happy about soon. school chancellor henderson is talking about consolidating schools. she may be coming out with a list later today of the underpopulated schools which she could recommend for closure which would save the city some money. >>> it is 5:04. time for the latest your money report of the morning. >> wall street should be back in full swing today. we'll see what happens when the numb
campaign with rallies in florida, ohio, new hampshire and virginia. he worked to close the deal with independent voters. >> anyone who wonders whether better jobs and paychecks are a thing of the past, i have a clear and unequivocal message. with the right leadership, america is about to come roaring back. >> at every stop, both candidates are pleading with supporters who haven't voted early to get to the polls on tuesday. cbs news, white house. >> president obama will end his night in chicago. romney will finish in new hampshire where he's got a home. both men will have made more than 100 campaign stops. >> sky 9 was over the site of a deadly accident today. two people were killed in a multi vehicle crash on central avenue near the six flags amusement park. both lanes were closed while the emergency crews pull a person from the wreckage. investigators are still trying to figure out what caused it. >>> metro is apologizing for a mistake over the weekend. the subway system closed at 3:00 a.m. sunday morning but clocks were moved back and stations should have stayed open for anoth
's the tampa, florida, woman, who is said to have received threatening e-mails from petraeus's mistress. a pentagon official says allen and kelly exchanged up to 30,000 communications between 2010 and 2012. it's unclear if they were involved in sexual matters or classified information. allen will remain the u.s. commander in afghanistan for now. but these latest developments only serve to widen the scandal that has gripped the nation's capital since friday. tara mergener is in washington with more. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. another twist in this drama. defense secretary leon panetta ordered a pentagon investigation on monday involving one of the u.s. military's biggest names. general john allen, the man who succeeded david petraeus as head of the international forces in afghanistan, is now linked to the fbi investigation involving his predecessor. >> i want to thank you all so much for being here this morning. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta confirms department of defense is investigating allen, and a senior u.s. defense offi
. >> they were waiting on florida, ohio, virginia, the west coast to come in, this place erupted then. how do you feel? were you surprised? >> i feel like a winner. we won. >> these people headed over to the white house. was there ever any doubt? >> it is amazing. it gives us so much hope, the hope that we voted for four years ago. it's funny that i'm saying this, because i'm not even an american citizen, i can't vote. but i just really -- >> we were waiting on virginia, ohio and florida. >> ohio, that's all that matters. enough said. >> right. >> period. >> ever any doubt in your mind? >> never any doubt. no doubt, absolutely none. we finished what we started. >> you never believed that it was close? >> it might have been close, but we knew we would win. >> okay, i got you. i can't even hear you guys back there. [ cheers ] >> most of this crowd headed over to the white house, just like they did four years ago. they said there was never any doubt here. i don't know, there was some nervous moments coming in, but barack obama wins another term of the back to you guys. >> bruce johnson, live at u st
there and in florida. cbs news will have the latest election results. coverage begins tonight 7:00 p.m. eastern time right here on cbs. >>> hurricane sandy is playing a role in today's election. residents in new york and new jersey waited in long lines yesterday to cast early ballots. so many people were displaced by the storm that voters in new york and new jersey can cast ballots at any polling place. now more than a week after the storm hit, millions continue to deal with harsh conditions. no power, no heat, and plunging temperatures and gas lines that stretch for miles. another strong storm is headed to the northeast, possibly flooding coastal areas already devastated by sandy. here in new york, 40,000 people lost their homes. jim axelrod reports. >> reporter: they're breaking up furniture for firewood on staten island. >> it's very cold. and they need to keep warm somehow. i'm glad that the fire department is not coming to put the fire out. >> reporter: desperate moms are standing in line in queens, hoping the donated food doesn't run out. >> it's hard, you know? because you don't want your bab
florida state in hair home finale, beautiful sight there. ec manual here with a park to rashad green for 30-yards, florida state goes up 27-0. now here is a good play, shawn petty, a line backer turned quarterback, running around hits kevin dorsey, keeping it going there, one of two touchdowns for the senior receiver nice treat for him. now james milder junior almost falls but keeps his balance 22- yard touchdown run and fsu wins this one 41-14. >> senior day here at college park, a con nine of a lot of emotions, on the last run for 17 veterans a promising season going south because of catastrophic injuries and add- on top of that rumors that maryland could be hopping to the big 10. it's a lot to digest. >> for what this team has been through so far, they're out there battling and we can't control all those things that have taken place. >> shows support of us and we go out there every day and just work hard for the fans. >> rumors going around that maryland may be going to the big 10 next year. how do you feel about that when you hear that? >> ian acc fan, i've played in the accbeing
one factor is size. 20 years ago, when hurricane andrew hit south florida, it was a category 5, with 160-mile-per-hour winds. its winds extended just 280 miles across. sandy was 820 miles wide, two and a half times the size of andrew. another factor was the storm surge and its direction. sandy's surge pushed a wall of water toward the most densely populated part of the country during a high tide with a full moon, a formula for disaster. but not even a storm like sandy can postpone election day. today, new jersey officials said county clerk offices have been ordered to stay open all weekend to help process mail-in ballots, and in some hard-hit areas, military trucks will serve as polling maases on tuesday. with five days till the election, the presidential campaign is back on. americans appear to be back in the mood to spend. and after the storm, it's dinner by candlelight, along with every other meal. when the cbs evening news continues. [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? ca
after an event in another battleground state. >> mitt romney campaigned in florida wednesday but during his three rallies he never once mentioned president obama by name. >> understand what it takes to get this country going again. >> he refrained from an all out attack on the president who was visiting with disaster victims in new jersey. instead romney made his own pitch to help those affected by the storm. >> if you have the ability to help please provide some resources to people there and give calls to your loved ones and keep folks in your thoughts and prayers. it's a big part of what america is. >> the romney campaign ended up back pedalling wednesday over remarks he made about disaster relief funding. at a republican primary debate last year romney down plad the federal government's role in disaster response. >> every time you have an occasion to take something from the federal government and send it back to the states that's the right direction. it can go further and send it back to the private sector that's even better. >> with the campaign in its final days and superstorm sand
news has not called the election in florida. two counties it seems are still counting their votes for president. overseas prime minister benjamin netanyahu says he'll continue to work with president obama to continue to protect israelis and china's leaders say they're optimistic that a second obama term will give boat countries time to improve their -- both countries time to improve their relationship. >>> most investors are concerned nothing has really changed. >> reaction not so positive on wall street, the dow dropping more than 300 points finishing below 13,000 for the first time since august. >>> much closer to home the celebration already well underway for supporters of maryland's same sex marriage referendum. >> reporter: i'm matt jablow in takoma park, home of sarah morgan and kayo gamber who have been together more than 20 years and raised a talented 19- year-old daughter. >> it's just been a long, long time coming. >> reporter: despite all that they say they've never felt more like a couple than they do today. one day after maryland voters became the first in the count
results in a spoiled ballot. counting paper ballots is slow, tedious and error prone. think florida in 2000 and electronic voting systems are a mature technology. there are excellent easy to use machines able with stringent quality control to ensure the integrity of the vote. i got to believe you're right about that but i have to ask how come we're not using such a system everywhere? finally a weather question from darren in california, maryland. i'm used to the measurement of the coldness of a night by dogs. in other words, a three dog night would be very cold. last night's weather topper measured the coldness in blankets. what's the conversion factor? how many blankets to a dog? i have no idea. so i brought in our own topper shutt to perhaps answer that pressing question. >> well, you gave me heads up. i've been debating. i'm going to say it's a 1 1-1 ratio. >> i always suspected having heat in the house and it negates the blanket effect. >> let's turn the heat down and save energy and sometimes it's nice to have a furyk tray blankets. you sleep -- a few extra blankets. you sleep
's going to be 70 degrees. >> i'm a florida girl. >>> big weekend, though, in sports coming up especially for area teams. for maryland fans it's a phrase they waited to hear for months. basketball season is here, folks. county terps keep up with the defending champs -- can the terps keep up with the defending champs in season opener. >> and a local bocker hits the gym as he prepares to maintain his heavyweight title next in sports. >>> now 9 sports with kristen berset. >> it may be an exhibition game, but friday's college basketball match-up between maryland and kentucky at the barclays center in brooklyn could give us some great insight into the upcoming season. can the defending champs repeat with five fresh new starters? do the terps have the talent to live up to the season's high expectations? the acc is expected to be more wide open with duke and north carolina turning in extremely young rosters. a winfrey against the defending champs could be a -- a win friday against the defending champs could be a boost in confidence to carry the terps far this season. >> everyone was excited, fir
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